The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 33 25
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.45% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.63 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.80%
SLA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
14 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.69% 13.36% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate £400 £328 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +19.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Chester region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Chester region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Chester